Wiert Jan Siefkes
MSRE, B.A. Sc.
Associate Director Food & Beverage
From 2006 to 2016 I worked for the HEINEKEN Brewery throughout the Netherlands as Property and Asset Manager. In this role I was responsible for the leased and owned real estate of HEINEKEN. Main activities were a.o.; tenant and landlord representation, stakeholder management, negotiating lease and sale contracts, strategic acquisition of new properties (to lease or buy), strategic disposition of leased/ owned properties, managing lease and sale process and negotiating exit lease deals.
From 2016 to 2019 I worked for Starbucks Coffee Company as Business Development Manager Channel Licensing for the EMEA region. In this role I was a.o. responsible for development of Starbucks stores in the Travel (e.g. airports, roadsides and train stations) and Outlet shopping Centre Channel in cooperation with existing/ new licensees. Other activities we’re a.o.; onboarding new licensees, development of new markets for the Travel and Outlet Shopping Channel in EMEA, negotiating new Master Licensing agreements, market mapping, stores opening as planned and meeting sales estimations.
Since October 1st 2019 I joined Colliers International as Associate Director F&B. In this role I will be part of the management team who are responsible for setting up and develop the F&B department of Colliers International. My specialties lies a.o.; understanding of the F&B and Real Estate business as a whole, understanding of F&B entrepreneurs/ brands and what information they need to decide how to grow their business and where, understanding of level playing field on behalf of the entrepreneur/ brand AND landlord/ developer, how to represent a F&B entrepreneur/ brand and their needs (e.g. how should the ideal location look like and where it should be located), how to represent the landlord/ developer and share best practise (how to build/ brand a shopping centre/ street and use F&B as a tool to elevate the experience).
Structured the leased and owned Real Estate portfolio of HEINEKEN in the Netherlands, sold/ exit lease of underperforming/ “high” risk properties and bought/ leased new value added properties. In these positions I took both parties (landlord and tenant) priorities into account and came to, for all parties, satisfied contract.
Developed over 75+ Starbucks stores throughout EMEA in cooperation with multiple licensees. One of the highlight for me were the Louvre Museum in Paris, the Stores at Schiphol Airport and Barcelona Airport. Developed a growth strategy for the Travel Channels in EMEA. Negotiated multiple Master Licensed agreements with (new) licensees. Developed a growth strategy for the Travel Channel in EMEA.
BA, Architectual Engineering - Hogeschool van Amsterdam
Msc Real Estate Investment Analyses (MSRE) - Amsterdam School of Real Estate
Memberships & Involvements
ASRE Alumni, GAP Alumni
Etienne van Unen
Partner | Director Food & Beverage | Co Head EMEA Retail
Etienne is a specialist in translating commercial point of departure into development projects with practical and feasible solutions. Leasing and Relocation during complex (re)developments and take care of the Shopping Center Managament.
Number 1 award Maxis Muiden Dutch Council of Real Estate
Number 1 broker Retail 2012 PropertyNL 88.000 sqm2
Number 1 broker Retail 2013 PropertyNL 84.000 sqm2
2015 Colliers Innovator Referral Award
Lenneke den Haan
Advisor Food & Beverage
Lenneke finished her education CMV in 2007, than started her career at Colliers International (former Boer Hartog Hooft) as assistent Inverstments.
In 2009 she became coördinator Investments. As coördinator she is active in various commercial buying and selling, troughout all of The Netherlands.
She is coördinator with various buying and selling of residential complexes as well.
As coördinator Lenneke takes care of everything that needs to be done during buying and selling. She guides the process of a thorough due diligence.